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Now van der Blom (2010), 119–20, 211–12 on Scipio Nasica as exemplum in Cicero’s speeches; van der Blom (2011a); and generally Jehne (2011a). 53 Rhet. Her. 47. 26 Karl-J. Hölkeskamp Catiline’s ‘castaway band of shipwrecked men’, ‘impoverished’, ‘corrupt’, and beset by all sorts of vices. In the very same context, he swiftly and directly changes to an implicit ‘we’ when conjuring up the whole gamut of traditional Roman virtues, as it were, ‘on our side’—hinc fides, hinc pietas, hinc constantia, hinc honestas, hinc continentia, hinc aequitas, temperantia, fortitudo, prudentia (‘here is trust, here piety, here constancy, here honesty, here selfcontrol, here equanimity, temperance, courage, prudence’).

24 Karl-J. 50 Indeed, the stern pose and concomitant rhetoric of admonition is an interestingly frequent, indeed regular, subtype of the rhetoric of direct address in contione—a subtype which emphasizes the asymmetry of auctoritas. A telling, but not quite untypical example is the scene in 200 bc, vividly described by Livy: when the declaration of war on Philip V and the Macedonians was almost unanimously rejected by the comitia centuriata, although the motion had been submitted ex auctoritate senatus, the consul P.

36 C. Sempronius Gracchus ORF4 48, 26 and 44 (= Gel. 3); Cic. Man. 2, 6–7, 11–12, 14, 19; Agr. 15–16; Rab. Perd. 10; Catil. 1; Red. Pop. 1, 4, 9; Phil. 19; cf. also de Orat. 337; Sal. Jug. 16–7. 37 ORF4 20, 22 (= Schol. Bob. ad Cic. Mil. 16, 118 St). cf. the detailed discussion by Kierdorf (1980), 21–33, with further references. 38 Morstein-Marx (2004), 16, 32 n. 115. 39 cf. on popularis propaganda and its standard claims Meier (1965), 593–9. cf. also Martin (1965), passim; Vanderbroeck (1987), 104–8; Mackie (1992) passim; and now Robb (2010) on populares and optimates in the political discourse of the late Republic.

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